emigrate from (some place)

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emigrate from (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated from Ireland when they were just kids.
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According to Al Akhbar, many Palestinian youth are trying to emigrate from Lebanon at all costs, but many attempts end in tragedy.
The Minister, who has responsibility for employment, was asked why 18,000 Irish people were forced to emigrate from Ireland last year.
Statistics from the Ibrahim Khalil border point show that even Arabs try to emigrate from this point of the Kurdish-Turkish border.